Kristi Garwood
Kristi Garwood
People Ops Lead

Kristi brings creativity and productivity for fostering Seeq’s culture and growing mindful corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs.

Kristi brings experience from the aerospace sector at Insitu, Inc., joining the start-up in 2006, and growing in tandem through the merger acquisition by Boeing in 2008, through 2017. She held multi-faceted roles as executive assistant to the CEO, corporate travel manager and event planner and later moved to government and community relations to lead corporate grantmaking, philanthropic fundraising and community outreach where she piloted programs such as the annual student tech tour to inspire youth and grow the company's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs.
Kristi has over 20 years of experience in numerous fields, chiefly marketing and communications companies such as the Metropolitan Group, The Oregonian, Martin Communications and her own graphic design company of five years, Graphic Intuition. Kristi has led United Way corporate campaigns, relationship building with non-profits, education foundations and local businesses to create a greater collective impact.
  Kristi holds a B.S. in Business and Leadership from Marylhurst University with certificates in both Human Resources and Business Management. She completed post-graduate studies at Notre Dame as a Certified Corporate Responsibility Executive (CCRE) and is a long-standing member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Kristi lives in Portland, OR near Forest Park where she enjoys hiking with her Labradors, biking, yoga practice, HIIT training, wine tasting and gourmet cooking with family and friends.